-Probability: Introduction – Basic concepts in Probability, three types of probability, Probability rules, Probabilities under conditions of statistical independence, Probabilities under conditions of statistical dependence. (Examples from health sector)
-Probability distributions: Probability distributions and random variables: the Binomial distribution, Poisson distribution, Normal distribution, Standard Normal Distribution; Properties of the Standard Normal distribution.
-Sampling: Sample, Census and Sampling, Sampling Techniques, Errors & Biases in Sampling; sampling distribution. (Examples from health sector)
-Time series: Introduction, Variations in Time series, Trend analysis, Cyclical variation, seasonal variation.
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